Donations & Volunteering

Many thanks to everyone who has kindly supported us. From January to October this year, the Hope Association has made donations totalling 89,050€ to:

SPA de Poitiers, SPA de Couzeix (Limoges), SPA de Mornac, SPA de Saintes, APA Niort, Association Orfée, Association Galia, Félin Pour l’Autre, Borderline Collie, CSFSP,  LPO Vienne, Association Pas à Pattes, Le Chat Bleu 79, Twilight Retirement Home for Dogs, L’Ecole du Chat Libre (Poitiers), Les Amis des Animaux, Association CATS, Poor Paws, Refuge Fourrière pour Animaux Niort, Association Protection Animale Charente, Lévriers & Compagnie, La Mère aux Bêtes du Lot.

Thank you on behalf of all the abandoned, neglected and abused animals that you’ve helped.

If you are interested in getting involved, there are many ways to help:

Financial donations

Donations towards animal care, vet fees and food are invaluable and very welcome. Please make cheques payable to ‘The Hope Association’.

  • By post: for details of where to post a cheque please go to the Contact Form & ask for further details using the ‘General Enquiries’ choice in the drop-down menu.
  • In person: make a cash or cheque donation at the Hope Book Sales or Hope Charity Shops.
  • Use the PayPal button at the bottom of the page.

Book donations

Do you have good quality books to donate? Bring them to the Hope Book Sales or Hope Charity Shops. We also have a number of drop-off points. If you don’t have transport, we may be able to collect or meet somewhere convenient to collect your books: please go to the Contact Form, select ‘Book Donations’ from the drop-down menu and send a message

Bric-a-brac and clothes donations

If you have good quality bric-a-brac or clothes, please bring them to the Hope Book Sales or Hope Charity Shops. If this isn’t possible, please go to our Contact Form, select ‘Bric-a-brac and clothes’ from the drop-down menu and send a message.


Bedding, towels and food

Clean bedding, towels & in-date animal medicines are welcome as we pass them on to shelters. Please note that we cannot accept bedding containing feathers.


The Hope Association volunteers help at our Hope Book sales and Hope Charity shops; they collect and store books, bric-a-brac as well as sorting books. Volunteers also bake cakes (email: or grow plants for our sales and shops. They also get involved in other fund-raising activities such as open gardens, coffee mornings or quiz nights. If you are interested in helping please go to our Contact Form, select “Volunteering” from the drop-down menu and send a message.